Life through a Lyrical Lens
Chi Modu COOK’89, a hip-hop photographer known for his iconic images of rappers such as Tupac Shakur, the Notorious B.I.G., and Snoop Dogg, died on May 19 in Summit, New Jersey. He was 54.
While majoring in art at Rutgers, Rosemary Maravetz NCAS’99 worked in the Paul Robeson Gallery at Rutgers University–Newark, where she immersed herself in the gallery experience and got her first taste of what it was like to present art to the public.
The Importance of Juneteenth
Ahead of Juneteenth—observed this year in New Jersey on June 18—we asked Keith Green, director of Africana studies and associate professor of English at Rutgers-Camden, to help us understand New Jersey’s newest holiday.